David Lawrence-Young – Never Judge a Book by its Cover

The above axiom is a well-known piece of advice, and it also implies that book covers are important. This is very true. Authors should do their maximum to make sure they have a say in what sort of cover the publisher wishes to put on their books. After all, the author knows what the book is about and which aspects of it are important.

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Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm On The MED April 18, 2015

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Once again Daniella Ashkenazy treats us to “daily life ” in Israel according to the Hebrew Press.  

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isr     Passover is one of the three pilgrimage festivals of Judaism. In ancient times, during the seven days of the holiday, Jews came to the Holy Temple to make sacrifices. Today, there is no Holy Temple, but Israelis and Jews from the Diaspora fill the city with thousands of visitors to enjoy the holiday atmosphere.

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Haaretz’s Gideon Levy Spreads His Anti-Israel Poison Abroad

Haaretz's Gideon Levy

Gideon Levy of Haaretz

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Jack Cohen – Medical Electronics-Yom HaShoah Reflections-Beersheva

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Jack Cohen: Every day we read about new innovations in medicine brought about by the application of computers and electronics. One Israeli invention is the ability for people who are paralyzed to walk using a computerized exoskeleton. However, there are political aspects of this invention such that it is not allowed in the western media to mention the fact that this is an Israeli invention. It is thought that this fact might make the recipients falter and possibly even fall.

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Jonathan Sacks – The Circumcision of Desire

Jonathan Sacks

jonathan sacks: It is hard to trace with any precision the moment when a new idea makes its first appearance on the human scene, especially one as amorphous as that of love. But love has a history.[1] There is the contrast we find in Greek, and then Christian thought between eros and agape: sexual desire and a highly abstract love for humanity in general.

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Two Minute Siren in Tel Aviv Holocaust (Yom HaShoah) Remembrance Day

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Dov Lipman – God and the Holocaust

Dov Lipman - God and the Holocaust

Dov Lipman: The Holocaust has had a profound impact on my life – as a Jewish child growing up in the United States, as a rabbi and teacher both in America and Israel, and, especially in recent years serving as a member of the Israeli Knesset.

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Arlene Kushner – “Illegal EU Assistance to Bedouins in Area C”

Arlene Kushner

Arlene Kushner: Some months ago, I shared with my readers news about a scrupulously researched report, done by Regavim, on the issue of EU facilitation of building of illegal Bedouin settlements in Area C of Judea and Samaria. (Area C is the region of Judea and Samaria designated by the Oslo Accords as being fully under Israeli control, with regard to both civil and security administration. All Jewish communities beyond the Green Line are in Area C. Area A is fully under PA control, and Area B is under PA civil control and Israeli security control.)

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Harley Zipori – Beer Under the Bridge

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Wow how time flies. It has been months since I’ve written anything about beer. Not just here. Anywhere.

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